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On Tax Revolts and Timing

Posted: 27th January 2019 by jamesgrantlaw in Criminal Law, Education, Tax, Tax revolts, unlawfulness, Zuma

I take it as uncontroversial that one is entitled to insist that a government which extracts taxes from one, must use it for legitimate government purposes. I expect also that if a government was misappropriating or misapplying those taxes, one would be entitled to, at least, divert your taxes to an entity or trust which […]

Police's limited licence to kill

Posted: 7th April 2017 by James Grant in Criminal Law, Education, Zuma

The extent of force permitted in effecting and arrest is different to the extent of force permitted in private defence. An arrest serves one legitimate purpose only: to secure attendance of a suspect at court to answer to a charge. The purpose of the right to use force in private defence is to protect person […]

Introduction In the early hours of Friday morning, 31 March 2017, following a meeting with senior ANC officials, President Jacob Zuma announced that he had decided to reshuffle his cabinet. The reasons he gave were that the reshuffle was for effectiveness and efficiency and to draw younger people and women into the cabinet. Amongst those […]